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EDGEWATER—The Original Just Turkey, with eight locations mostly on the city's South Side and southern suburbs, will open its ninth location at 1132 W. Bryn Mawr early fall. The restaurant, known for its turkey tips and ribs, will seat about 30 people, have three flat panels and eventually have a full bar; it'll start as a BYO. It's a fast-casual spot with counter ordering and an affordable menu full of turkey. [EaterWire]

LINCOLN PARKLettuce Entertain You has leased the building where Tilli's operated for 15 years for a new concept. No word yet on what will go in. [CRED]

LAKEVIEW/LINCOLN PARKSmashburger will open its first Chicago location sometime this fall at the intersection of Clark and Diversey; an exact location has not been revealed. [EaterWire]

LOGAN SQUAREKatherine Anne Confections, known for truffles, caramels and other decadent treats, will open a 14-seat shop at 2745 W. Armitage on Sept. 14. The shop, outfitted with reclaimed wood and will serve French press coffee, will be open Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 to 6. [EaterWire]

WICKER PARK—A sign is up in the former Renegade Handmade spot at 1924 W. Division for a new restaurant called MAK: Modern Asian Kitchen to open sometime this summer. [EaterWire]

LOGAN SQUAREGaslight Coffee Roasters, a new cafe and roaster at 2385 N. Milwaukee, looks to be soft opening next week. It's coming from vets of Metropolis and Dogwood Coffee and will share roasting space with HalfWit Coffee Roasters. [EaterWire/Sprudge.com]

LINCOLN PARKPolka Sausage & Deli, a new European deli with housemade sausages, deli trays, craft beer and more, will be opening at 2401 N. Clybourn. [LTH Forum]

Lettuce Entertain You will take over the Tilli's space [Photo: Planet 99]

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